Drug Intervention Alsip IL

People with substance abuse problems are living in denial, making promises to themselves and others that they can’t keep. When heart-to-heart talks haven’t helped, a formal drug intervention may be required.

A Safe Haven
(708) 389-6450
12535 South Central Street
Alsip, IL
Hotline
(312) 372-6707
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Residential beds for clients' children

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Prevention Classes Inc
(773) 239-2830
10435 South Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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New Visions Counseling Services Inc
(630) 493-1100
7808 West College Drive
Palos Heights, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Radius Foundation Inc
(708) 424-3085
10522 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women

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Associates In Alcohol and
(708) 233-0161
8938 South Ridgeland Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
(773) 881-1900x11
3220 West 115th Street
Chicago, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Palos Community Hospital
(708) 923-4000x5775
12251 South 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL
Hotline
(708) 361-8255
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults

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Advocate Christ Medical Center
(708) 684-1337
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Guildhaus Halfway House
(708) 385-3228
2413 West Canal Street
Blue Island, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

Data Provided by:
Crossmont and Associates Inc
(708) 229-0700
10522 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Russian, Spanish

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Drug Intervention

The Time Has Come for a Drug Intervention

When someone close to you is caught in the downward spiral of addiction, it may be very difficult for that person to recognize exactly what is happening to his or her life. People with substance abuse problems are living in denial, making promises to themselves and others that they can’t keep. When heart-to-heart talks haven’t helped, a formal drug intervention may be required.

Preparation is key to a successful drug intervention. Use the resources available on our website to find an intervention specialist. You will then gather together a group of people who care deeply about the addict. You will rehearse the intervention process at least once, making sure that everyone knows how to proceed.

 Appropriate things to say during an intervention are:

  • How you feel about what’s happening to the addict.
  • How his or her actions are affecting you.
  • A clear statement that you will not tolerate drug use any longer.
  • An explanation of the consequences for continued use.

The intervention counselor will help you identify objections the addict might make, and help you learn how to respond to them.

The Goal of a Drug Intervention Is Immediate Treatment

When confronted, the addict may make sincere promises to stop using, but this cannot be accepted as an outcome. The goal of intervention is to get the addict into treatment without delay. Therefore, you must have made preparations before beginning the intervention. The treatm...

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